Rep. Schrier Launches WA-08 Heroes Program

June 2, 2020
Press Release

ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) launched the “WA-08 Heroes” program today to highlight neighbors, businesses, nonprofits, and organizations of the 8th Congressional district that have come to the aid of their communities and stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I am continually heartened by the strength and resiliency I see demonstrated by Washingtonians in this challenging moment. The WA-08 Heroes program is an opportunity to elevate the stories of those who have gone above and beyond to help those around them,” said Rep. Schrier. “Our communities are better because of the willingness of these individuals, small businesses, and organizations stepping up and lending a helping hand, and this program will allow their selfless resolve to be recognized and appreciated. I look forward to hearing the stories from around our district and am optimistic their courageous dedication will bring joy and hope to my fellow Washingtonians.”

Nominations from the public can be submitted here. Nominees will be highlighted via Schrier’s social media accounts and on her official website. Nominees can include someone who lives, works, and/or volunteers in the Eighth District; a small business; or a nonprofit or organization.